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# castleblayney - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Toddler in critical condition after being found in water feature in Monaghan

The one-year-old girl was discovered in a a water feature on the property

# castleblayney - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Two men die in Monaghan road crash

The incident occurred on the R181 between Castleblayney and Lough Egish.

# castleblayney - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Man (20s) arrested in Monaghan over series of ATM thefts

The man has an address in Northern Ireland.

# castleblayney - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Three people hospitalised after collision between bus and truck in Co Monaghan

The incident happened on the N2, outside Castleblayney at the Ballybay turnoff.

# castleblayney - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Gardaí investigating after thieves use digger to steal ATM in Monaghan

The alarm was raised at 3am this morning.

# castleblayney - Sunday 10 February, 2019

From The42 Dunnamaggin survive major fright against Monaghan side to land All-Ireland junior crown Title

Dunnamaggin survive major fright against Monaghan side to land All-Ireland junior crown

Noel Hickey collected his 10th All-Ireland medal at Croke Park.

From The42 'The colour around the town has helped the thing, helped to lift everyone's mood' Blayney In Croker

'The colour around the town has helped the thing, helped to lift everyone's mood'

Monaghan’s Castleblayney are an unlikely presence today on All-Ireland hurling final day in Croke Park.

# castleblayney - Friday 28 December, 2018

'If they're talking about Oxford Street having problems, surely rural Ireland needs a leg up'

A new government scheme is giving €100k to six rural towns to try and bring people back into town centres, but will it work?

# castleblayney - Thursday 29 November, 2018

# castleblayney - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Town in shock after popular local killed in incident where garda was dragged 500 metres by car

Stephen Marron was assistant sacristan of the local parish and was driving a car which was crashed into by the car dragging the garda.

GSOC launches inquiry after driver killed and garda dragged for 500 metres by second car in Monaghan

A man in his 40s has been arrested and is being detained at Carrickmacross Garda Station.

# castleblayney - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Man (20s) due in court over serious assault at house in Monaghan

The incident happened at Sruth an Luir, Oram, Castleblayney on Sunday.

# castleblayney - Friday 20 April, 2018

'An amazing presence', 'a humble man': Hundreds attend funeral of music icon Big Tom

One mourner took a taxi from Galway to pay his respects to the Irish music legend.

# castleblayney - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Man in his 70s killed as car collides with articulated lorry

The driver of the lorry was taken to hospital.

# castleblayney - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Gardaí appealing for witnesses after man in his 80s found dead on Monaghan road

His body was discovered in Carnaveigh, Castleblayney at around 4pm.

# castleblayney - Saturday 6 May, 2017

# castleblayney - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Lithuanian man extradited from the north to face Monaghan rape charges

He is expected to appear before a court in Ireland today.

# castleblayney - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Woman killed and man injured after being hit by a car while out walking in Monaghan

The woman was airlifted to hospital but later died.

# castleblayney - Monday 19 December, 2016

Over €20,000 raised to aid recovery of Maynooth student Kym Owens

The teenager suffered multiple injuries as she walked back to her student accommodation late last month.

# castleblayney - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Maynooth pub donates proceeds to family of student Kym Owens following violent attack

The 18-year-old, from Castleblayney in Monaghan is in intensive care after sustaining serious injuries.

# castleblayney - Monday 29 August, 2016

This school in Monaghan has had a main road running through it for the past 27 years

Up until today, students at Castleblayney College crossed the former N2 an estimated 1100 times a day.

# castleblayney - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Man in his 50s arrested over 21-year-old beaten to death in barn in 2007

A search of lands near Castleblayney, in Monaghan is also being carried out as part of the investigation.

# castleblayney - Monday 14 March, 2016

Man in critical condition following double-motorbike collision in Monaghan

The accident occurred when one motorbike hit the other and knocked it into the path of an oncoming car.

# castleblayney - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Gardaí find body of missing Monaghan man Gordon Stewart

Gardaí appealed for help tracing the man on Thursday.

# castleblayney - Monday 8 December, 2014

From The42 Here's how one GAA club is promoting health and mental wellbeing Initiative

Here's how one GAA club is promoting health and mental wellbeing

18 clubs, including Castleblayney Faughs, currently participate in the GAA Healthy Club Project.

# castleblayney - Saturday 21 December, 2013

"Large amount" of cash stolen in Monaghan robbery

Nobody was injured and no weapons used as two men broke into a bank in the town.

# castleblayney - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Union says staff raised concerns over closed care centre

The staff at the now-closed Rath na nÓg care centre told HIQA of their concerns over a locked-door policy, their union has said.

# castleblayney - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

HSE to close children's unit following inspection

A report by HIQA found that a Monaghan care unit did not have adequate fire safety procedures in place, leading to a decision to close it.

# castleblayney - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Two women arrested after €500,000 seizure of cannabis plants

A cannabis growhouse was discovered in the outskirts of Castleblayney this evening.

# castleblayney - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Pedestrian dies after being hit by lorry in Monaghan

The incident happened on Main Street, Castleblayney at around 12.50pm this afternoon.

# castleblayney - Saturday 26 January, 2013

34-year-old woman killed in two-car Monaghan collision

Another four people – including two children – are injured, though not seriously.

# castleblayney - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Gardaí seek witnesses to robbery at Castleblayney jewellery shop

Diamonds and gold jewellery were stolen after a Co Monaghan jeweller was pepper-sprayed during a raid yesterday morning.

# castleblayney - Monday 11 July, 2011

Young man killed in Monaghan crash

The man is the second to lose his life in a road crash in Monaghan within 24 hours.

Pedestrian killed in late-night Monaghan car crash

A man in his 30s dies after being struck by a car shortly before midnight last night.

# castleblayney - Friday 3 June, 2011

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight

Driver took a wrong turn into south Armagh, where the truck was hijacked and subsequently set alight yesterday evening.

# castleblayney - Thursday 2 June, 2011

In photos: Customs officials uncover fuel laundering plant in Co Monaghan Co Monaghan This post contains images

In photos: Customs officials uncover fuel laundering plant in Co Monaghan

Almost 40,000 litres of laundered fuel were found by customs officers and armed gardaí at the large plant in Castleblayney.